Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of egocast.
  • n. The portrayal of an individual ego or personality through a network, such as in an internet forum, weblog, podcast, or photoblog.

Etymologies

ego and casting (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Comfortably Numb Relations commentary Sex Drive Commentary by Regina Lynn Lifestyle   Comfortably Numb Relations Regina Lynn 03.04.05 "We have moved beyond (broadcasting and) narrowcasting into 'egocasting' -- a world where we exercise an unparalleled degree of control over what we watch and what we hear," writes Christine Rosen in The New Atlantis: A Journal of Technology and Society .

    Comfortably Numb Relations

  • Grey as I was, by comparison I might as well have been egocasting.

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  • She concludes that egocasting, taken to the extreme, could result in our becoming dangerously disconnected from one another.

    Comfortably Numb Relations

  • Obviously, she thought I was egocasting, ignoring my companion animal in favor of digital entertainment.

    New Line on Mobile Sex

  • Seems to me egocasting is very aptly named indeed.

    Egocasting

  • Fortunately, Lynn does concede that egocasting may be a positive thing.

    Egocasting

  • The real downside to egocasting, in my mind, is that it can numb us not just to the strangers around us, but to our lovers.

    Egocasting

  • “We have moved beyond broadcasting and narrowcasting into ‘egocasting’ — a world where we exercise an unparalleled degree of control over what we watch and what we hear,” writes Christine Rosen in The New Atlantis: A Journal of Technology and Society.

    Egocasting

  • In the new millennium we have reached the era of egocasting where in effect everyone can invent one's own TV channel and never listen to anything outside it.

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  • The latest such word, egocasting, is described in Regina Lynn’s latest article on Wired, “Comfortably Numb Relations“.

    Egocasting

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